Blind drop FTP in IIS 7/7.5

I saw this topic floating around for few days and since it’s very interesting I thought of blogging it for everybody’s benefit. If you haven’t heard about Blind Drop FTP have a look at this blog Creating a Blind Drop FTP Server. I thought of testing the same on IIS 7 and IIS 7.5. Here…

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HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found, when browsing WCF application after reinstalling IIS

Sometime back my friend had a weird issue on his machine. He was working on his WCF application and as per his requirement he ran some command which brought his IIS down. So, to resolve the issue he reinstalled IIS and now his WCF application won’t work. Here is the scenario: I am using Win…

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IIS 7/7.5 .net configuration settings using appcmd.exe and IIS Manager

Just recently I came across an issue where customer was using appcmd.exe to make changes to the Application Settings and Configuration Settings he had made using IIS Manager. I am using Application Settings for this post but it holds true for all the ASP.NET settings from IIS Manager. Application Settings using IIS Manager first at…

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Binding Issue: WWW Service did not register the URL prefix http://*:80

Sometime back I was working on an incident with a customer who was facing an issue when trying to access his application on Windows Server 2008. I will reproduce the issue using Apache for everyone’s benefit. If you have a server that has some kind of monitoring tool which is web based or some application…

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HTTP COMPRESSION in IIS 6 and IIS 7 using Service Account

I have come across few issues on HTTP Compression in IIS 6 and thought I will quickly post it across for everyone’s benefit. Enterprises prefer to compress their Static and Dynamic web content to save bandwidth. There are articles on how to enable compression and frankly it’s pretty simple. Here is the UI for enabling…

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